Nancy has a Bachelors Degree in Communication Studies and Sociology from the University of California, Santa Barbara. She has a Masters Degree in Special Education from Chapman University as well as a certificate in Assistive Technology from California State University, Dominguez Hills. Nancy is also a faculty member at Autism College.com. Nancy completed the Mentorship Project for Communication Partner Support in 2008 through WAPADH, and the Inclusion and Communication Institute Summer Conference at Syracuse University in New York in 2006 and 2007. Nancy was a Traning Assistant for the beginning communication workshop at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 2010. Nancy is a professional member of RESNA and a parent member of TACA. Nancy is an advocate for Inclusive Education for all students, especially those with severe communication disorders. Since 2006, Nancy has worked with teachers, aides, parents and students to make successful inclusion a reality for students.